Welcome to the Official website of Trac FMTrac FM promotes a more responsive dialogue between policy makers, practitioners and the local populations about efforts, needs and perceptions.
Citizen centred interactive radio pollingTrac FM's Mission is to facilitate data-driven advocacy campaigns to partners who want to get closer to the people they serve. The collected data amplify citizens' voices in decision-making processes.
The popularity of Radio and Mobile.Data collected from our respondents indicate that radio and Mobile phones are the most easily accessible means of media.
A revolutionairy tool for talk-show hosts to collect the views of their audience
The Trac FM platform is a unique tool for Citizens to effectively join the debate and to hold their leaders accountable.
Crowdsourced data can tell powerful stories. Voices of our participants are not only registered, but we make sure they are heard.
TracFM's Interactive DashboardOur online software offers many options of making sense of the SMS responses received from the respondents.
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Trac FM respondents give their opinions on what should be prioritised in the 2018/19 National Budget.
TRAC FM partnered with CSBAG to find out which sector should be given priority in the 2018/19 National Budget.
Agroforestry is an agricultural practice whereby trees or shrubs are grown around or among crops and pastureland. Agroforestry could mitigate some of the negative consequences caused by rampant deforestation in Uganda (200.000 acres per year -> 1.8% of forest cover).
How Rapid Diagnostic Tests can help fight Uganda’s most deadly disease.
The controversial ‘Marriage and Divorce Bill’ aims to reform and redress the gender imbalance that have existed in Marriage and Divorce Acts in Uganda, both dating from 1906. While several consultations by the Uganda Law Reform Commisison made proposes in the 1960’s for the need for reform of the marriage and divorce Acts, there have been numerous misconceptions and myths surrounding the proposed Bill.
What if you fear to ask your doctor?
Getting parents to follow the money
In the aftermath of the 2016 elections, Trac FM set up a 5 months campaign to ask listeners key issues about Uganda's future and follow-up on the results of the presidential elections.
Getting access to clean water is still a problem for many Ugandans. Trac FM pairs up with uNws and ACP-EU to evaluate the effectiveness of piped water schemes in Northern Uganda.
'Set the Agenda' is an initiative by Trac FM to set up a nation wide campaign where the citizens of Uganda can make their voices count before the 2016 presidential elections. In four weeks, we got more than 39.000 responses: have a look at the results.
Trac FM has partnered with the Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI) and the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries to raise awareness of and sensitize farmers on how to detect and control the Fall Armyworm (FAW) among farmers in Central Uganda – with specific focus on Mubende, Mityana and Kiboga districts.
How do people's attitudes affect the development of piped water schemes? What do they think about the organizations that are supposed to help? The Water and Sanitation Development Facility-North, Mega FM, and Trac FM join forces to find out.
The Constitutional Court declared that the presence of representatives for the army, youth & workers in Parliament is unconstitutional.
During the State of the Nation address President Museveni made a comment that as President, he should be able to give out 'brown envelopes'. We asked the people what they thought.
Trac FM is proud to be the winner of the Humanitarian Innovation Awards in South Africa —a competition managed by the UN office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.
Since 2014, over 370.000 SMS messages have been sent between Somali radio listeners and the Trac FM platform. Over 80.000 unique individuals participated in interactive talk-shows by participating in interactive radio polls hosted on 12 partner stations throughout Somalia.
Multiple Journalism believes journalism of the digital age is not a threat to the independence and quality of professional journalism, but a liberation from corporate control. Trac FM is proud to have been selected as one of the case studies for the Multiple Journalism initiative.
During the very first session of the Plug & Play Day at the ICT4Ag Conference, Wouter Dijkstra, the Founder and Director of TRAC FM will be presenting how this innovative software platform is used by media and non-profit organizations to amplify the voices of citizens, track reports and collect opinions.
TRAC FM teams up with Farm Radio International and HarvestPlus to raise awareness about the importance of consuming Orange-fleshed sweet potatoes (OFSPs) among Ugandans, by putting the power of interactive radio drama to work.
The Datajournalism Awards are given for outstanding work in the field of data journalism in any media worldwide. They reward outstanding examples of data driven investigations, data driven applications and storytelling with data visualisation, which cover matters relevant to society and aim to have results or an impact at a societal level. TRAC FM was nominated before and we will try to win this time.
TRAC FM is very thankful for the awarded grant of The Indigo Trust, a trust which mainly focuses on innovation, transparency and citizen empowerment.
PC Tech Magazine interviewed TRAC FM founder and director Wouter Dijkstra.